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Gen. Voltaire T. Gazmin
Department of National Defense
General Voltaire Gazmin retired as a three-star general and is considered among the "most revered and respected" generals in the military circle for his professionalism.
A member of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) Class 1968, Gazmin served as commander of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) from 1986 to 1989, a tumultuous period when several coup attempts tried to topple former Pres. Cory Aquino's administration.
Gen. Gazmin served as Army chief during the Estrada administration and ex-Defense Attaché to Washington D.C.
He was also the custodial officer of the late Sen. Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr., during the latter's incarceration in Fort Magsaysay in Laur, Nueva Ecija.